Video: Goodwood to witness Cummins’ 95-liter Diesel Engine with over 4,000 hpJune 28, 2012 by: Rituraj Mishra
Goodwood Festival of Speed is set to witness its biggest and most powerful engine. While it will never be used behind a car, it might be used for special purpose vehicles like mining haul trucks and some of the world’s largest rail locomotives.
The engine in context is the Cummins’ brand new QSK95 Diesel engine, also known by its code name “Hedgehog”. The diesel unit has 16-cylinders and a displacement of 95-liters that deliver over 4,000-horses and more than 16,000Nm (11,799 lb-ft) of torque.
In future Cummins is planning to introduce a bigger version of the same engine, a 120-liter 20-cylinder version with some 5,000-horses in the very near future.
It is difficult to judge the sheer size of this product until you see it,” commented Steve Nendick, Cummins Marketing Communications Director for Europe. “We are very proud to be able to promote our brand new QSK95 product to visitors at Goodwood. Visitors will be truly astounded by its size allied with its environmental credentials,” he added.
A bit over the top is the statement that the engine has the power equivalent enough to power 3,500 houses in UK.